HC Deb 17 April 1896 vol 39 c1234

Considered in Committee:—

Motion made, and Question again proposed:— That it is expedient to authorise the issue, out of the Consolidated Fund, of a sum not exceeding £300,000, for the purposes of the Telegraph Acts, and to authorise the Treasury to borrow such sum by means of terminable annuities, payable out of moneys to be provided by Parliament for the service of the Post Office, and, if those moneys are insufficient, out of the Consolidated Fund,"—(Mr. Hanbury.)

Debate arising; and, it being Mid night, the Chairman left the Chair to make his Report to the House.

Committee report Progress; to sit again upon Monday next.